Santhosh Kumar born in 8th April,1983 as the first son of the couple Sri Bhaskar and Bhavaniyamma in a small village Koluru , Kundapur talluk near the costal area of Udupi district. Basically he was an artist and dancer (classical, folk).Most of his childhood was spent with nature, practicing yoga since his childhood with Sri Kumar (A good Yakshagana artist and yoga Guru) and Yoga Guru Dr.R. Pai from Shanthivana Trust,Yoga and Naturopathy center Dharmasthala(An international holy place). Later he has been trained sufficiently under B.K.S. Iyengar (Yoga legend) and his Son Prashanth and daughter Geethaji, Pune , Both Yoga Siromani and Yogaachrya Certification from Sivananda Vedantha Center Nayyar Dam Kirala, from Art of living system as well as enough experience from Baba Ramdev Guruji’s system. Today, He is graduated teacher in education from KSEEB Government of Karnataka, Completed his degree and graduated in nutrition and health education from University Of Mysore (Distinction) and completed Advance Yoga Teacher Training from Shivananda Vedantha Center, Kerala and Annamalai University , Tamil Nadu with Excellent grade .
He was suffering from knee pain , sinusitis , tonsillitis etc in his childhood. He got rid of all these problems by Yoga practice and developed very good interest in yoga field along with his Education. So later his experience and tremendous qualifications is motivated to teach yoga in his own style founding his own studio formally known as “Yogadarshanam” has trained several students from various field like schools ,colleges, hospitals and IT/BT companies like WIPRO, INFOSYS, L& T etc.
Today, with an ample qualification and experience in yoga field, he opened a new yoga institution “AAYUSH YOGA DARSHANAM” in Gokulam, Mysore and training and educating both Indians and westerns as well as conducting Yoga work shop, Yoga Retreat, Teachers Training in different countries through his overseas journey with his wife (Sujatha.S.Kumar- M.A, Certified Yoga Teacher from Indian Institute of Yoga (Vivekananda Kendra (SVYASA), Bangalore ) and Guru Prasad (Advance Yoga Master in Ashtanga Vinyasa studied from Jois and B.N.S. Iyengar)
Presently Santhosh Kumar is preparing for future Research Work in Yoga Field on “Yoga and illness.”